Battalion 17 FDNY/EMS Bronx

Highbridge Station

Battalion 17 EMS Bronx was organized on March 17, 1996

Battalion 17 was reorganized on 11/16/98 under the Command of Captain J.R. Rivera.

The Executive Officer is Lieutenant Gerard Santiago. We have 7 BLS units assigned. These are 17A, 17B 17C, 19E, 19F, 19A and 19B.There is one Paramedic Unit assigned: 19W. The patrol supervisor is designated C17. It is interesting to note we are housed in the former quarters of E68. Also the Code 3 collectible FDNY ambulance is modeled after 19B's unit (Vehicle #122)

Information provided by: Paramedic Lieutenant Christopher McCarthy.

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